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STYGIA: 'Divine Allegiance' Album Update

Boston, Massachusetts-based up-and-coming "shred" guitarist Todd Seitz has issued the following update on the debut album from his STYGIA project, entitled "Divine Allegiance": "We have made tons of progress on the STYGIA 'Divine Allegiance' recordings. Mike [Vescera; ex-LOUDNESS, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN] completed his vocal tracks for the entire album. Kevin [Codfert; ADAGIO] is nearly finished ...

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WOLF's 'Ravenous' Released On Vinyl

"Ravenous", the latest album from Swedish heavy metallers WOLF, is now available as a luxurious LP, including a poster, a killer gatefold sleeve and the entire album on CD as a bonus, strictly limited to 500 copies! The "Ravenous" LP edition is only available in Sweden, Germany and the U.K., so vinyl lovers head out ...

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HANK WILLIAMS III's ASSJACK To Release Debut In August

ASSJACK — the death-metal metal band founded and fronted by Hank Williams III — will release their first album of fully authorized music August 4 via Curb Records. Featuring tracks like "Redneck Ride", "Wasting Away" and "No Regrets", the self-titled album personifies the split in the psyche of the singer/guitarist/songwriter/producer who last year released the ...

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Revamped THE EXALTED PILEDRIVER Back On The HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Bill

Lead vocalist Gord "The Exalted Piledriver" Kirchin of the Canadian cult metal band THE EXALTED PILEDRIVER (a.k.a. PILEDRIVER) has announced that the group is back on the billing of this year's Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 23-25, 2009 in in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. Additional headlining appearances have been scheduled for July 18 ...

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WOLF Interviewed At U.K.'s HAMMERFEST; Video Available

Angel Of Metal conducted an interview with Swedish heavy metallers WOLF at the inaugural installment of the Hammerfest festival, which was held April 24-25 at at Pontins, Prestatyn Sands, Wales, United Kingdom. Watch the 19-minute chat below. WOLF will embark on a U.K. headlining tour in October. Support on the trek will come from the ...

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FATE Announces New Singer

Danish hard rockers FATE have announced the addition of Faroe Islands-based singer Dagfinn Joensen to the group's ranks. FATE is currently working on material for a new album which they hope to begin recording in the fall. The band will appear on "ReUnation - A Tribute To Running Wild", the upcoming tribute to German metal ...

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SEVENTH VOID Interviewed In Dallas; Video Available

SEVENTH VOID, the band featuring TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, was interviewed by Shockhound.com on April 21 at The Clubhouse, the Dallas nightclub founded by HELLYEAH/ex-PANTERA drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott and his late brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Watch the chat below. Check out a slideshow from the event ...

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SEVENTH VOID To Guest On SpeedFreaks.tv

An interview with SEVENTH VOID, the band featuring TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, will air this Sunday, May 17 between 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. EST on SpeedFreaks.tv. "Heaven Is Gone", the debut album from SEVENTH VOID, sold around 1,800 copies in the United States in its first ...

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WOLF Announces U.K. Tour

Swedish metallers WOLF will embark on a U.K. headlining tour in October. Support on the trek will come from the Canadian traditional heavy metal band CAULDRON. Commented WOLF: "U.K. have always been good to us and after the success of Hammerfest we felt it was time to visit you all in your hometowns. See you ...

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FAITH NO MORE Confirmed for Holland's LOWLANDS Festival

Influential '90s alt-metal act FAITH NO MORE has been confirmed for the Lowlands festival, set to take place August 21-23 in Biddinghuizen, the Netherlands. Also scheduled to appear are OPETH and SONATA ARTICA. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ARTIC MONKEYS BLOCK PARTY EAGLES OF DEATH METAL FAITH NO MORE FALL OUT BOY ...

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SEVENTH VOID: 'Heaven Is Gone' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Heaven Is Gone", the debut album from SEVENTH VOID, the band featuring TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, sold around 1,800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at No. 21 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which ...

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Heaven Is Gone - SEVENTH VOID

If TYPE O NEGATIVE fans find themselves getting anxious during the four-year breaks between albums, imagine how certain members of the band feel during their downtime. Touring with the likes of DANZIG and KINGDOM OF SORROW might have scratched an itch or two for guitarist Kenny Hickey, but apparently the man had a few too ...

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WOLF Interviewed In Finland; Video Available

Miika Kuusinen of Domination TV conducted an video interview with Swedish heavy metallers WOLF before their March 25, 2009 concert at Club Hellä, Tampere, Finland. Watch the seven-minute chat below. WOLF's latest album, "Ravenous", was released in North America on March 24 via Century Media Records. Out in Europe since February, the CD features a ...

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SEVENTH VOID: Photos From CD-Release Party Posted Online

SEVENTH VOID, the band featuring TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, held a CD-release party for its debut album, "Heaven Is Gone", this past Tuesday (April 21) at The Clubhouse, the Dallas nightclub founded by HELLYEAH/ex-PANTERA drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott and his late brother, PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Check out ...

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SEVENTH VOID: CD-Release Party To Be Broadcast Live

To help commemorate the release of SEVENTH VOID's debut CD, "Heaven Is Gone", Beat Down TV, America's #1 online fight show, will broadcast live from tonight's official CD release party from The Clubhouse in Dallas, Texas, the club owned by drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott (HELLYEAH, DAMAGEPLAN, PANTERA). Spotlighting fighters, gyms, trainers, and ring girls as ...

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SEVENTH VOID Schedules In-Store Appearances, Meet-And-Greets

SEVENTH VOID, the new band formed by TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, has schedueld the following meet-and-greet sessions and in-store appearances: April 25 - Newbury Comics - Norwood, MA (at 4:00 p.m.) (autograph session + performance) April 26 - Duff's - Brooklyn, NY (8:00 p.m.) (meet-and-greet/listening party) April 27 - ...

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SEVENTH VOID: New Video Interview Available

The Metal Nurse of SkullsNBones.com recently conducted an interview with SEVENTH VOID, the new band formed by TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly. Watch the chat below. SEVENTH VOID will support STATIC-X on the following shows in May: May 11 - Expo Park - Great Falls, Montana May 13 - The ...

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SEVENTH VOID: Second Part Of New Video Interview Available

SEVENTH VOID, the new band formed by TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, was recently interviewed by MTV's HeadbangersBlog.com. Watch the second part of the chat below. SEVENTH VOID will support STATIC-X on the following shows in May: May 11 - Expo Park - Great Falls, Montana May 13 - The ...

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SEVENTH VOID: First Part Of New Video Interview Available

SEVENTH VOID, the new band formed by TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, was recently interviewed by MTV's HeadbangersBlog.com. Watch the first part of the chat below. SEVENTH VOID will support STATIC-X on the following shows in May: May 11 - Expo Park - Great Falls, Montana May 13 - The ...

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SEVENTH VOID To Support STATIC-X

SEVENTH VOID, the new band formed by TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, will support STATIC-X on the following shows in May: May 11 - Expo Park - Great Falls, Montana May 13 - The Rock - Maplewood, Minnesota May 14 - Eagle’s Club - Milwaukee, Wisconsin May 15 - Piere's ...

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